Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Stella Polare

Stella Polare A 5313, Italian Navy, Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno
The “Stella Polare” (Pole Star) is 21-meter Bermudan yawl of the Italian Navy: here she is sailing just in front of the Terrazza Mascagni.
Stella Polare A 5313, Italian Navy, Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno
During her first participation in the 1966 Giraglia keelboat regatta, “Stella Polare” won the historic race and set a new record (243 miles in 29 hours) that stood for almost 20 years. In 1968 she also won a memorable 3850-miles Atlantic race from Hamilton (Bermuda) to Travemünde (Germany).

See also: Sun and Sea - Flags and Sails
External links: Stella Polare (Italian Navy)

18 comments:

Michelle said...

A beautiful vessel!

Revrunner said...

Nice spinnaker.

Randy said...

Beautiful sailboat.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

She looks wonderful with her full billowing sails VP, the top image is fabulous in that it has three distinctly different types of ships, nice one!

Cezar and Léia said...

Gorgeous name of this boat and you got a beautiful image, so wonderful day for sailing!
Léia

Dina said...

Such a small boat went so far and so fast? Wow.
That first photo seems unreal; so many layers. It has a dreamy quality.

cieldequimper said...

Magically beautiful. That's my kind of boat.

Stefan Jansson said...

Two great photos. The red sail does it for me!

Kiran palwasha said...

Nice picture. This ship looks great while sailing in the deep blue sea. Complimenting each other.
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brattcat said...

how beautiful!

Traveling Hawk said...

I like the way the wind blows in...what's its name?!

Birdman said...

Four in ONE shot. Pretty neat.

Lois Evensen said...

That is beautiful, indeed! Wow.

Jack said...

It is a beauty, very sleek. You see so many different vessels in your harbor.

Gunn said...

SUPERB images!

Lucky people out there.

Luis Gomez said...

Gorgeous shot VP! Beautiful!

Laura. M said...
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Laura. M said...

Three ways to navigate. I like the sailboat :))
Confused post,and deleted the comment:((
a hug